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Smoking computer Notebook just over 1 yr old. About 2 months ago, started having problems with the a/c adapter charging the computer, wiggled the cord then would charge. It became almost impossible to charge, then one night I pluged it in and white smoke came out of the USB port closes to charge outlet. Immediate I pulled out a/c adapter and waited 30 minutes, then tried again, and the white smoke came out of the computer again too. It is a burning electrial smell. The computer still works fine, but unable to charge. It still has a little charge on the computer, so no problem with operating system. Just wandering should I take to a professional, try to fix it by replacing battery and a/c adapter, or just buy a new computer, or whatever. I just need some help!!!!

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I would suggest taking it to a repair depot to get fixed. It sounds like something has shorted out on the motherboard. I recommend taking the hard drive out so it doesn't get damaged.

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